The first table below looks at the demand for System Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Preston region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 29 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 0.75% - 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% - 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £47,500 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,800 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -0.54%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
99 80 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 73.88% 77.67% 78.08%
Number of salaries quoted 87 74 113
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £37,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
System Testing
Lancashire

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the Preston region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

System Testing
Salary Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the Preston region.

System Testing Salary Trend in Preston

System Testing
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Preston region citing System Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited System Testing.

1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Preston region citing System Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited System Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Tester
1 1 (50.00%) QA Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Senior QA Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Lead Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Test Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Test Architect
1 1 (50.00%) QA Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Lead Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft